After announcing the first lineup on April 19, Billboard Music Awards via their official Twitter account finally announced the second line-up of performers on April 30.
Florence + The Machine, MAXWELL, Silk Sonic, and Morgan Wallen are performing at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, joining Burna Boy, Latto, Megan Thee Stallion, and Rauw Alejandro, and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Silk Sonic is nominated in four categories including Top Duo/Group, Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Song, and Top R&B Album. This also will be Silk Sonic’s debut performance on the BBMAs after their debut in March 2021 with “Leave the Door Open”.
The 2022 Billboard Music Awards will be hosted by Sean “Diddy” Combs and will be broadcasted live from coast-to-coast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas on May 15 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC and streaming live on Peacock. Additional hosts and more performers will be announced in the coming weeks.
Tickets for the awards show are open to the public and can be purchased here.
BBMAs nominees and winners are based on key fan interaction with music, including streaming, album, and digital song sales, radio airplay, and touring data, tracked and provided by Billboard and its data partners, Luminate.